Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Birth of an island may provide evidence of life on Mars

Three years have elapsed since the creation of a new island in the South Pacific kingdom of Tonga, located between the two oldest islands in the 176-island archipelago. The US space agency NASA has begun studying the island to see where life can be found...

Scientists will check whether the asteroid “Oumuamua” is an alien ship

The project of Russian businessman Yuri Milner Breakthrough Listen to search for intelligent extraterrestrial life in the universe on Wednesday will begin to explore the asteroid "Oumuamua", according to the website of the program Breakthrough Initiative. Scientists are going to find out if the asteroid...

In Egypt, archaeologists discovered a mummy of about three thousand years old

In the city of Luxor, archaeologists have discovered a mummy of about three thousand years old. This is reported by AFP with reference to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. Burials were found in Upper Egypt in the 1990s by a German archaeologist, but they were...

What would happen if the sun went out at once?

Cold, darkness ... If the sun disappears like a light that is extinguished, what fate would wait for the inhabitants of our planet? Are we all going to die in a few seconds after the disaster? Do not get in trouble, the answers to these...

NASA announces mission to an asteroid that could ruin the global economy

NASA is eager to send a probe to the asteroid (16) Psyche whose study could not only shed light on the origins of the solar system, but also have a considerable impact on the global economy, assuming that we could bring back the precious...

Astronomers have discovered “an enlarged version” of the Earth

American researchers have discovered that conditions on a planet 111 light-years from our solar system are life-friendly. American researchers at the University of Texas have discovered favorable conditions for life at 111 light-years from Earth on the exoplanet K2-18b. This body is located in the...

Russia will create a navigation system on the Moon

Russia will deploy a laser navigation system on the Earth's natural satellite. The essence of the project is that special light beacons will be installed at the Luna-25 landing station, which will indicate the exact location of the vehicle's landing. Laser signals can be observed...

The 12 men walked on the moon

Many know that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin have walked on the moon, but these pioneers are not the only ones to succeed in this mission, but there are 12 pioneers managed to walk on the moon. Interestingly, these 12 astronauts were only able to...

Scientists named the five main threats to humanity

University scientists in British Nottingham made up the top 5 catastrophes that could pose a threat to humanity. This is reported by The Conversation. According to the results of the study, the Sun is the greatest threat to humanity. Proceeding from the fact that it ensures...

NASA releases photo of a unique “explosive” galaxy

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has published a photo of a unique "explosive" galaxy made by the Hubble Space Telescope. A photo of a unique "explosive" galaxy made by the Hubble Space Telescope has been published by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...

Archaeologists have unearthed an intact statue of the Sphinx in the US desert

Archaeologists dug up a hundred-year-old statue of a sphinx in the desert near San Francisco. Scientists are shocked that the find was intact. The length of the plaster statue is 2.5 m, it even retained the paint. "In recent years we were forced to work only...

Landslides on Mars move with the speed of hurricanes

Scientists from the University of Milan-Bicocca in Italy said that the movement of soils and soil on Mars occurs at monstrous speeds. The "slowest" landslide, according to scientists, can have a speed of up to 150 meters per second. Unique data can change the perception...

NASA shared photos of mysterious clouds on Jupiter

NASA published a spectacular photograph of unusual clouds in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter. The picture was taken from the spacecraft Juno from a distance of more than 18 thousand kilometers. https://twitter.com/NASA/status/936407954101809159 The picture was taken from the spacecraft Juno from a distance of 18,906 km from...

In India, a dead baby came to life just before the cremation

In Delhi, the parents of the baby, considered dead, found that he was alive right before the cremation, reports the Hindustan Times. According to the publication, the Indian hospital found two newborn twins dead and handed them to their relatives in bags for biological...

The exact age of the tomb of Jesus Christ

The main shrine of the Christian world is the Holy Sepulcher, which today is the main altar of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem. Archaeologists and historians have long been studying the tomb of Christ, but now she probably discovered one...

CERN in search of dark matter

The large hadron collider of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), which had identified the Higgs boson, will now be used by scientists at the center to get their hands on the mysterious dark matter and dark energy. According to the physicists it is...

Dark matter: Are Chinese researchers close to unraveling the mystery?

Dark matter (or dark matter) is a substance of unknown nature, perfectly insensitive to light, which would be five times more abundant than the classical matter in the Universe. The Chinese Wukong satellite has detected a curious signal testifying to potential traces of said material....

Two giant black holes that “kiss” in space detected by NASA

NASA has just made a new discovery of importance. His telescopes were able to immortalize huge black holes in the process of ... "kissing" in the Andromeda galaxy. Thanks to observations from its space telescopes, NASA has detected in the Andromeda galaxy two giant black...

Geminids meteor shower will be in December: astronomers

The peak of the greatest activity of the Geminids meteor shower will be in December, 2017, on December 13-14, according to the forecast of the International Meteor Organization. "This meteor shower can be observed from 4 to 17 December, but the peak of its greatest activity will...

The influence of the super moon on health

The Super Moon can only affect impressionable people, the rest of the phenomenon will not do any harm, said a doctor. According to her, the astronomical phenomenon is not an anomaly. It is not necessary to cause any cataclysms. "Another thing is that there are...

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